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Event – Brands Hatch 2016

What better place to be on the hottest day of the year so far than at Brands Hatch watching MINI racing? Every year at this historic circuit they roll out the red carpet to MINI clubs over the weekend that the MINI race events reach Brands. The MINI Se7en, MINI Miglia and MINI Challenge each…

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Event – Rockingham 2016

This last weekend saw the second annual MiniWorld Live at Rockingham. The venue is a stunning one; the UK’s only US-style motor speedway. Unfortunately, the organisers of the show didn’t make proper use of the circuit and kept the entirety of the show away from the track. This contrasted with last year when club stands…

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Event – Poole Quay 2016

Over the summer months, Poole Quay becomes more than just a marina. Each Friday evening, the quay is reserved for a certain marque of vehicle and at least once a year that honour belong to the Mini. Every other type of vehicle is excluded, and visitors to the bars and restaurants are greeted with the…

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Event – Beaulieu 2016

The unpredictable and unpleasant weather that greeted early arrivals at this year’s annual event from the Mini Cooper Register threatened to spoil the day. The dirt roads turned to mud, the grass was damp and the clouds blocked out any hint of the sun. But the threatened downpour never arrived and by the afternoon the…

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Event – Himley Hall 2016

I’d never attended the Himley Hall show before despite it being one of the oldest on the MINI show caledar. But the British Mini Club was inviting owners of MINIs built between 2001-2006 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of that model of MINI. Despite the distance, I wasn’t going to miss a chance to display…

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Event: Stanford Hall 2015

The show at Stanford Hall isn’t the biggest Mini show in the world. Plus, its often crammed inbetween other shows meaning this is my first chance to attend despite a decade on the Mini scene. Welcomed onto the Robin Hood Mini Club stand, we managed to grab some great shots of some lovely Minis. Check…

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Event: Minis by the Sea 2015

Each year, the West Sussex Minis Owners Club takes over Steyne Gardens on the seafront in Worthing for Minis by the Sea. For one day a year, this tiny serene little park becomes petrolhead paradise as Minis of all sizes cram into this enclosed space. The weather is usually pretty good and the cooling breeze…